Geosoft Desktop Applications 8.5.5, including Oasis montaj 8.5.5, Target 8.5.5, and Target for ArcGIS 4.5.5, is now available.
You can download the executable from My Geosoft, or update through Check for updates in your software. To check for updates, click the Help menu, then click Updates > Check for Software Updates. When there is an update available, click the Install button.
The Scatter Plot tool plots one channel against another channel in a tool where you can interactively interrogate the data in your database and plot to a map.
You can dynamically link with the database, regardless of the type of data you are working with. Use channels from geochemistry samples, drillhole data, or any other readings. Select and mask values, and colour classify the data points using distributions or other fields.
Several new Scatter Plot and Triplot templates for geochemical data analysis are available in Oasis montaj and Target 8.5. You can find the full list of templates and references in About Scatter Plot Templates.
Oasis montaj and Target users with Geochemistry or Geophysics extensions can find these tools in
Database Tools > Geostatics Toolkit > Scatter Analysis... and
You can use the GRIDPROF GX to extract a data profile from a grid and place it in a new line of the current database. This capability can be useful for a variety of applications including modeling and removing local trends during gridding.
Here's how it works:
Start with your grid displayed on a map. Go to Grid and Image > Grid Utilities > Grid Profile... If you do not have a current database, then you will be prompted to enter a name for a new database that will be created for your profile output.
Select up to 5 grids and enter a New line name.
Specify the location by digitizing on the map, or manually using one of the other options.
The grid(s) will be sampled to a new line in the database.